Kathryn Garland Stokes
October 23, 1923 ~ November 23, 2006
Kathryn Garland Stokes, 83, of Atlanta, Georgia, formerly of Johnson City, died Thursday, November 23, 2006 from complications from a fall and neck injury. She was the daughter of the late Gladys Fudge and Jesse Garland of Johnson City. She was preceded in death by: a sister, Anne Garland, a son, Phillip Stokes, Jr. and a nephew, David Garland, III. Survivors include: her husband of 54 years, Phillip Stokes, Sr.; son and daughter-in-law, Thom and Cathy Stokes, of Lawrenceville, GA; beloved granddaughters, Sarah and Jenna, also of Lawrenceville, GA; brother and sister-in-law, David and Jane Garland, of Johnson City; niece and family, Sarah Garland St. Onge, of Columbia, SC; nephew, Michael Garland and family of Johnson City; Sherry Garland Spooner, of Johnson City, TN; and several nieces and nephews and cousins. She was a graduate of ETSU and the University of Tennessee. She was a former faculty member and department head at Coker College in South Carolina. Upon her marriage, she became a remarkable homemaker, loving wife, incredible mother, and wonderful grandmother. Graveside services for Kathryn Stokes will be conducted 1:00 pm Sunday in Happy Valley Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Morris-Baker from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Sunday, at which time family and friends will proceed to the cemetery for the service. For those who wish memorials may be made to Cannon United Methodist Church Youth Ministries, 2424 Web Ginn House Road, Snellville, GA 30078.